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history in the making. >> mexico, oh, yes. >> from presidential elections around the world to the most destructive natural disasters. maria has interviewed dictators, revolutionaries, world leaders, heads of state in latin america, and in the united states. she was among the first female journalists to report from the war torn streets of baghdad. george has covered five wars and right after the terrorists attack on september 11th he drove all the way from miami to new york to report on the tragedy firsthand. once he even asked for a vacation to cover the war in afghanistan. an assignment that at the time the network deemed too dangerous. he's had very public encounters with venezuela's hugo chavez, with former cuban dictator fidel castro. the president of bolivia stood up after only six minutes of questioning by him. both ramos and celines both moderated the first bilingual presidential debate. and most recently with the meet e candidates forum. but perhaps they are best known for defending the rights of immigrants by reporting on their plight and giving a voice to the voiceless. >> ma
with the president of mexico. felipe calderon. >> you need to have the principals that know one nation couldn't prosper without rule of law. because that is ectly our main focus, in the sense that we are not prosecuting drugs by drugs themselves. we are looking for rule of law in mexico. we want a country in which the law prevails. otherwise it will be impossible to prosper or to have a fair society. >> rose: we continue talking about google ventures with kevin rose and bill maris. >> we're investing in teams and people more than products at the early stages. so you're looking for larry and certificate guy as they were starting out they are what made google different from lycos and the other search engines. >> rose: we con chrood with the photography of brigitte lacombe. >> she asked would we be interested in doing something similar for london olympic on women in sport. and of course, i mean, it was just like a great opportunity because i mean for me andlso for my sister to discover the new world, i know nothing about sports. and it was very intriguing. >> rose: yes. >> and so of course we sa
in mexico city today. mexican marines had killed the leader of the glet a's drug cartel. heriberto lazcano in a shootout sunday. the navy announced fingerprints confirmed the identity. then a bizarre twist. gunman stole the body from a funeral home before forensic testing could be completedded. >> the owner of garcia funeral services said that maskedded men subdued the employees, took the body from a funeral home in a hearse and forced the driver to drive the vehicle >> suarez: a death photo of the man was released. still the state attorney general, overseeing the operation, said authorities are confident they got the right man. >> an analysis was done comparing the body and its characteristics with the still pictures on file. this comparison resulted in a positive match. >> suarez: lazcano was one of mexico's most feared drug lords, also known as the executioner. he transformed the zetas from enforcers for the gulf cartel into a powerful rival organization. since then the zetas have been blamed for some of the bloodiest atrocities in mexico's six-year war on drugs but in recent months aut
of machismo and the men run the show. that still is the dominant thread in cartels throughout mexico. but women are definitely having their say and have their roles in drug trafficking right now. >> longmire has studied mexican drug cartels closely for years. she says a dearth of men is not the only reason many women are assuming leadership roles. >> so we're seeing a rise in younger folk. female teenagers are coming in. i think it is more so because they have less opportunities than adults. just like we're seeing with male teenagers. he they don't have chances to go to school, they don't have chances for jobs. >> money and power are big lures. longmire believes women are taking on more responsibility because it's one industry where they can gain parity. >> we are dealing with a male-dominated society in mexico where women are still seen more in the traditional roles of being housewives, mothers, etc. so, perhaps they're seeing more and more that the opportunities for equality, for power are greater for them. >> longmire says drug trafficking has been a family business in mexico for
it's tied in some ways to the geography and our proximity to mexico. >> yes, the united states is a virtual island. atlantic, pacific, canadian arctic to the north, just 33 million middle-class canadians to the north living within 100 miles of the u.s. border. but south of the border half of that boarder is artificial and you have a vibrant b sciety a third the population of the u.s. much, much poorer. there's a big -- the difference in living standards between the u.s. and mexico is arguably the greatest difference of living standards than any two contiguous countries in the world with the exception of north and south korea. off very young population in mexico. average mexican is 25, average americans 37. mention key has a vibrant develing onomy but the northern thirdf its ctrolled by criminal drug cartels. so the kind of state mexico has evolved into will have significance to the kind of society the united states vovls into because hat tin history is demographically moving north. reclaiming the. >> rose: and you only have to look at the political conventions to see how it's i
years ago in the wake of hurricane katrina. the storm slammed the gulf of mexico killing nearly 2,000 people. new orleans took a direct hit. residents lost their homes. one school o. perry walker high lost its instruments. a nonprofit association of jazz fans in japan immediately sent funds and in doing so help revive the spirit of a city with a rich jazz history. fast forward six years to march 2011. this time musicians in japan's northeast are struck by disaster. the tsunam pummelled the port and taking away the instruments of the city jazz band. they swing dolphins couldn't swing anymore. a month after the disaster the dolphins were back on stage and playing new instruments most of them donated thanks to the efforts of jazz musicians in new orleans. the o. perry walker high school band never forgot the help they received after katrina. they organized congress serts to raise money for their japanese friends. >> i was in the sam predicament five, six years ago and it gives us the opportunity to help them like they helped us. >> many of us lost our instruments. we were able to pla
, not just in the peninsula but also along the western coast of mainland mexico. coastal flooding will also be an issue here. all right. that big winter storm system that's been moving across the northwest is now moving to the east and intensifying, so we are going to find the snow towards the north and then it is going to turn into thunderstorms, some of them becoming quite severe in the midwest. behind that it is going to be dry and low humidity and very strong winds and that spells fire weather and there are warnings and watches posted to that effect. los angeles 35 degrees. no snow here. it stays hot in the south. even oklahoma city at 24 degrees is starting to cool down. i will leave you now with the extended forecast. >>> that concludes this edition of "newsline." thanks for joining us.
as much as what you think. >> i was supposedly in mexico. i dropped out for a whole semester and i didn't have to prove nothing, you know. they were just like okay, he's going to mexico, that's it. and that was it. like, i was gone. like, supposedly, i was gone. >> yeah, it showed that he left and went home to mexico a couple of times and then he came back to the states to go ahead and finish his education. >> so you were never gonna go to mexico? >> no. i don't even plan on going there. i don't plan on going to mexico ever in my life. >> hmm. maybe there-- we've had some situations like that, that they say that they're gonna go back home, and then they don't, but there's no way of us covering that. so we just go on their word that they're actually going back home. but, i mean, by the looks of it, he probably didn't because, since he came back here. yeah. >> there's plenty of kids out here that do that. especially at this school, yeah. i think there's a lot. >> marcus in march was doing really well, and it lasted for two or three weeks and then he ended up disappearing. >> it's been a r
policy is going to be the order of the day. what we didn't hear about what, say, anything about mexico or really latin america, about africa, about climate change, about japan. more broadly about asia. they talked about china but asia is getting in some ways, quote unquote, interesting again. in some ways it reminds me of europe of a century ago where a lot of countries are begin to go get more atiff in their foreign policies. you don't have the regional institutions. you don't yet have the reconciliation of past frictions. mhunch is the new president will not have to deal simy with all thebvious chaenges of the greater middle east we have come to know. my hunch is they're going to have to deal with all the problems of asian pacific as well as the lingering challenge of the euro zone problem. it will be a full foreign policy in-box for whoever is elected. >> woodruff: fascinating. i don't think much more we're going to hear about foreign policy between now and the election. we did hear about it last night. thank you both for sharing your thoughts with us this evening. thank you both. >
of mexico. shares of chevron were down about $2 in after-hours trading. and finally, all five of the most actively traded etfs ended lower. hardest hit were powershare's q's and ishare's russell 2000. and that's tonight's "market focus." it may be a tougher christmas than expected for some of the nation's retailers. the latest survey of consumers by the n.d. group shows st one in ten plan to spend more on gifts this year than last. the retail tracking firm says the rest plan to spend the same as last year or less. and when they do shop, the results show consumers will be focused on practical items, convenience and value. coupons from web sites like groupon and living social are also popular with consumers. and deals that are sold year- round are also becoming popular holiday gifts. right now, companies are getting ready for what could be a huge season for the daily deal industry. sylvia hall continues our coverage of holiday retail. >> reporter: here at living social's washington headquarters, teams are working to offer gifts you can't take home in a box-- everything from spa days to cook
holiday shopping habi. more than two years after b.p.'s rig explosion in the gulf of mexico, a layer of oil is floating in the spill area. the u.s. coast guard today said oil samples match b.p.'s macando well, and the oil giant says the sheen likely came from a bent pipe under the surface. lawmakers are calling for an inspection, but federal officials say they don't think the oil will make it to shore. two years ago, the transocean- owned and british petroleum- operat "dewatehorizon" rig exploded, killing 11 people and causing the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history. weaker than expected demand-- that's what advanced micro devices said tonight as it cut third-quarter revenue estimates. the computer chip maker says a sluggish global economy is hurting sales across all product lines. amd now sees revenues falling 10% to around $1.3 billion. the shares ended the regular trading session up slightly at $3.20 a share. for the year, they're down 41%, and in after-hours trading tonight, they fell below $3. the a.m.d. warni comes as we see personal computer sales in a nosedive. two resea
to believe? >> the quote in the same breath he said that he wanted to restore the mexico city policy that taxpayer funds wouldn't to go abortion abroad. >> but they don't go. >> isle i'm telling you what the quote said, clarify what the quote said. this is taking one sentence out of context to me. >> he's been very clear over quite a lg period of time that he would de fund planned parenthood. he has been unequivocal on that subject. he's also been asked to the supreme court justices were that he identified with and the kind that he would appoint, and it's justice scalia, one more scalia would result in a reversal of row v. wade, robert bjork heads his judicial collection selection fo for the campaign. robert bjork we know wrote the roadmap for how to overturn roe versus wade. he is sending maybet's dog whistles but people getting the message. >> during this week vice-presidential debate the candidates were asked about their views on abortion. >> i do not believe that -- that we have a right to tell other people that, women that they can't control their body. it's a decision between t
the assembly line in mexico. >>> that's our program for now. i'm bob abernethy. join us next week for the final part of our new miniseries, "none of the above," on the fasgrowg number of erans who say they have no religious affiliation at all. you can follow us on twitter and facebook and watch us anytime on smartphones. there's much more about the religiously unaffiliated on our website, where you can take our new survey for yourself. you can comment on all of our stories and share them. audio and video podcasts are also available. join us at pbs.org. as we leave you, more scenes from the mass and pilgrimage for life and liberty at the national shrine of the immaculate conception. are you totally unprepared? just about all of us have something hangen on our walls, pictures, paintings, art work clocks, all can come crashing dn and create broken glass. inexpensive picture hook can secure pictures to the wall and help keep you and your family safe. for more information on earthquake preparedness,
focusing on the company's oil leases in the gulf of mexico. as they increasingly go toe-to- toe with u.s. companies around the world, chinese state-owned companies present a crucial challenge to u.s. policy makers. >> and thas creating pressre not only politically, but also pressure from the business community saying "how are we, a private company, going to compete with the largeness and power and the funding of a entire government?" >> reporter: in the last three months chinese companies invested $3 billion in the united states, and a report by the rhodium group predicts the dealmaking will soon expand beyond energy, into services like entertainment, hotels and finance. darren gersh, "n.b.r.", washington. >> susie: on wall street today, investors were hesitant to buy stocks ahead of tonight's big presidential debate. they were also pre-occupied with that flood of earnings we told you about earlier. and, as suzanne port, revenues are the key worry for investors, and a big theme of tonight's "market focus." after the close, texas instruments reported a decline in revenues, due to fallin
to say. and she bought an air flow trailer and went back to new mexico where had taught in the past and she rented some property on a mesa and i didn't see her for eight years and one day she wked into the gallery and s said i'm painting again, would you show my paintings? it was just like that. and my partner fred mueller, we were both close to her and she said "i'll let you know when to come." and on a friday afternoon i got this telephone call saying "the plane to albuquerque leaves at 9:00 tomorrow morning, i'll meet you at the airport." not account request k you make it." and we were there. and that was the beginning of of the relationship. >> rose: let me show photographs. someone a photograph of agnes martin on the roof of her studio with jack geller man, ellsworth kelly, robert indiana. >> one thing about meeting agnes when i started to deal with her at the beginning she said remember, we are not friends we are toilers together in the art field but we are not friends. she was really afraid of friendship. >> rose: with everybody. >> with everybody. >> rose: look at the number
are created. >> but as a corporate raider, he shipped jobs to china and mexico. >>> the fact checkers pushed back on that claim and the obama campaign changed the ad to the next version saying, "his firm had outsourced." >> so fact checking is a protection against this deception? >> fact checking is a way of not eliminating the deceptive inferences, but increasing the likelihood that you have more of these statements accurate. >> you know, there are some journalists who disagree with you. the media critic jack shafer said in a column that quote, "of course politicians and their campaigns lie. of course they continue to lie even when called out. if you think otherwise, then they might have been speaking to you. you're looking for truth in all the wrong places." is that realistic or cynical or both? >> if you say that candidates ar wilng tlie inrder to be elected, are you saying that when they govern as president, we have just licensed them to lie to us? because we have said as a public that we think that lying is acceptable and we're willing to be duped. i worry when campaigns assume that dec
the median age of users is 22 and the five top markets are brazil, india, indonesia, mexico and the united states. despite the rising customer base, facebook stock has lost 40% of its value since the company went public in may. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: fears that the syrian civil war may escalate into a regional conflict grew today, as neighboring turkey shelled military targets inside syria for a second day. that's after a syrian mortar round hit a turkish home on wednesday killing five people. lindsey hilsum of "independent television news" filed this report. >> reporter: they were killed not in syria but over the border in turkey, casualties of a conflict that threatens to destabilize the region. the towof akcakale is dangerously close to the fighting-- a line on a map was no protection for three children and two women from the same family. >> ( translated ): the dead people are my neighbors, just next door. we have been psychologically ruined during the past month and a half, both adults and children. we can't sleep at all, there is bom
barons from mexico and india. once deputy editor of the globe and mail in canada and the correspondent for the financial times and the economists she is now the editor of thompson reuters digital. we're joined by matt taibbi who has made the magazi roing one a goo souce f understanding the financial scandals in rural america. who can forget his 2009 article on the great american bubble machine. which describes goldman sachs as a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity relentlessly so jabbing its blood funnel into anything that smells like money. welcome to you both. income inuality hasoared to t higst level since the great depression. with the top 1% taking 93% of the income earned in the first year after the recovery. the first full year after the recovery. why are the two candidates not talking about inequality growing at breakneck speed? >> you know, i think because it is still a taboo in american political life. and in american cultural life. one of the economists i talked to who works for the world bank, and he said to me, you know, and he's a specialist in income
: on that subject, gary johnson, a former republican governor of new mexico, said transparency is key. >> i think when it comes to political campaign contributions that candidates should have to wear nascar-like jackets with patches on the jackets. >> reporter: on the war on drugs, most of the candidates agreed it's time to legalize marijuana and more. green party candidate jill stein: >> marijuana is a substance that is dangerous because it's illegal. it's not illegal on account of it being dangerous, because it's not dangerous at ll. >> reporter: rocky anderson echoed that sentiment. >> we need to end drug prohibition just like we ended alcohol prohibition and treat drug use and abuse as a public health and education issue and get it entirely out of the criminal justice system. >> reporter: but virgil goode disagreed. the former congressman from virginia was once a democrat, then a republican before joining the constitution party. >> let's be clear about my position on this. unlike gary, rocky and jill, i'm not for legalizing drugs. if you want that, vote for one of them, don't vote for me. >>
to countries like mexico which have a huge geographic advantage here. those are linkages that are worth following. >> rose: hillary clinton famously today somebody overheard on an open mic, how d you admonish your bankers?" speaking of something she wanted to say to the chinese over there. does that banker creditor relationship have an impact on this relationship. >> i would counter the secretary's insight with perhaps the other one which is when you owe the bank a million dollars it's your problem, when you owe them a trillion it's their problem. i think this is a very interactive, locked together there are questions about the u.s. fiscal outlook and china is a sort of separate part of that. i don't think that's part of the -- >> rose: you're optimistic about sglurp >> well, i'm less pessimistic. when we've spoken in the past i've always been the most pessimistic person in the room and i went into -- earlier this summer i was deeply, deeply pessimistic because i thought that -- and i've never thought the pessimism/optimism should be about economics, it's always about the politics in eu
of immigrants. we welcome people coming to this country as immigrants. my dad was born in mexico of american parents. ann's dad was born in wales and is a first-generation american. we welcome legal immigrants into this country. i want our legal system to work better. i want it to be streamlined. i want it to be clearer. you shouldn't have to hire a lawyer to figure out how to get into this country legally. i also think we should give visas to people, green cards rather to people who graduate with skills that we need, people around the world with accredited degrees in science and mat get a green card stapled to their diploma. come to the usa. we should make sure that our legal system works. number two we're going to have to stop ill lem immigration. there are four million people who are waiting in line to get here legally. those who come here illegally take mr. place. i will not grant amnesty to those who come here illegally. what i will do is put in place an employment verification system and make sure that employers that hire people who have come here illegally are sanctioned for doing so.
know. >> ifill: you start the list, to you go to mexico, every -- >> the entire north american continent. >> mali had a very good night. >> it came up several times. >> woodruff: david, it did seem to me that mitt romney had a clear strategy of not trying to get-- not only not get rattled, but to be agreeable, to be as you said a minute ago, presidential, above the fray. i think i counted at least three or four times where he said stepping back here, to take a bigger picture. >> partly he's got it distance himself frankly from the bush administration. some perception that he is republican, will get us into a lot of wars. he mentioned peace more than george mcgovern probably did in equal debates. then a lot of the swing voters are women. and he doesn't want to feel too aggressive and too hostile so he wants to feel somebody who is secure, someone you can trust. and then finallhe just wants to seem presidential. and so those were obviously the three goals and there is one thing if you give mitt romney some goals he will stick to them. >> ifill: was it me, mark or was the presiden
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